Africa Oil & Gas: Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore Angola

Subsea 7 has announced the award of a substantial(1) contract by Total E&P Angola for the engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning of the subsea flowlines and umbilicals for the Zinia Phase 2 project, 150 kms offshore Angola in water depths from 800 to 1,000 metres.

The contract scope includes the tie-back development of two reservoirs to the existing Pazflor FPSO in Block 17. Approx. 36 kms of flowlines and 21 kms of umbilicals will be installed, with offshore work scheduled in 2020. Project Management and engineering will be delivered from Subsea 7’s Global Project Centre in Paris, France and local office in Luanda, Angola. Fabrication will take place in Sonamet’s yard in Lobito, Angola.

Subsea 7’s Regional Vice President for Africa, Gilles Lafaye, said:

‘This award recognises our cost effective engineering solutions and our established local presence in Angola. We look forward to maintaining our long-standing and collaborative relationship with Total through our safe and efficient delivery of the Zinia Phase 2 project.’

1. Subsea 7 defines a substantial contract as being between USD 150 million and USD 300 million.Source: Subsea 7

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